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Cuba condemns U.S. recognition of Israeli occupation

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The U. S. government’s announced intention to recognize the occupied Syrian Golan as Israeli territory constitutes a flagrant violation of the UN Charter and the Security Council’s Resolution 497 of 1981.

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The attacks on Syria – a pattern of lies

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Firstly, President Donald Trump, on adopting the erroneous and criminal decision to bomb Syrian territory, did not consult either with the United Nations or Congress, nor did he wait for the investigation to determine whether chemical weapons had indeed been used.

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Statement by Ministry of Foreign Relations General Director for Bilateral Affairs

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The General Director for Bilateral Affairs at Cuba’s Ministry of Foreign Relations, Gerardo Peñalver Portal, denies and categorically refutes irresponsible, unfounded reports released by certain media outlets alleging the presence of Cuban troops in the Arab Republic of Syria.

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Syria: Attacks in Damascus Kill one, Damage Infrastructure

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Damascus, Mar 26 (PL) At least one student died and others were injured today after several mortars fell at a school in the neighborhood of Bab Sharki, in the so called Old Damascus.Two similar projectiles struck in Tuesday morning in the busy area of Baramkeh, near the headquarters of the news agency SANA, in this capital.Several people were injured and property damage was reported in surrounding buildings and vehicles. Early reports make reference to several people injured and considerable property damage.

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Grand Mufti: Syria will Overcome the Violent Crisis

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Damascus, Feb 13 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian Arab Republic”s Grand Mufti Ahmad Bader Addin Hassun insists that the nation will emerge victorious from the crisis of violence and destruction that it is currently facing. The religious leader also said that the situation falls within the context of the continuous efforts by certain countries to divide the Middle East and create pretexts to guarantee the preponderance of Israel’s interests in the region.

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Operations vs. Armed Gangs Persist in Syria

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Damascus, Sep 11 (Prensa Latina) The annihilation operations against reminders of armed gangs in this capital”s suburbs continue today, while concealing their presence by government forces. This situation was observed in Daf al-Shouk and Al-Tadamun neighborhoods, in southern Damascus, where irregular forces were confronted in a first government offensive, but returned to some areas.

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Iran Demands Serious Efforts by NOAL for Stability in Syria

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Tehran, Aug 28 (Prensa Latina) Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi demanded on Tuesday that the Non-Aligned (NAM) countries seriously consider the reestablishment of peace and calm in Syria, and rejected any foreign military intervention in that Arab country. Salehi made his demand at the International Conference Center of the Iranian Television Corporation (IRIB) and at bilateral meetings with visiting foreign ministers.

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Palestinian Neighborhood near Damascus Attacked

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Damascus, Aug 3 (Prensa Latina) A mortar attack on a Palestinian neighborhood of al-Yarmuk and strong blows to armed gangs in many places of Syria, especially in Aleppo province, characterize today the recent events in the country. Although the resignation by UN special envoy Kofi Annan, to mediate in the Syrian conflict and the reactions caused in many capitals of the world, was closely followed, confrontations in the northern province of Aleppo were the focus of major news programs.

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Putin, Obama Still at Odds over Syria

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Russian President Vladimir Putin showed in a telephone conversation that he still has disagreements with his US counterpart Barack Obama over the situation in Syria, said presidential assistant Yuri Ushakov today. During the conversation, which lasted nearly 50 minutes, the two heads of State managed to reach a better understanding of one another’s stance in relation to the Syrian crisis, but they still remain at odds about the practical ways to reach a solution, said Ushakov.

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Kofi Annan again at UN, but for Syria

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Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan will arrive on Wednesday at the United Nations, the organization he led for ten years, but this time as a UN and Arab League (AL) special envoy on the crisis in Syria. According to an official announcement, Annan will talk here on the conflict with the current UN Secretary General and his successor since 2006, Ban Ki-moon, as well as the members of the Security Council.